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  1. simple past tense and past participle of unbind.

  1. not bound, as a book.

  2. free; not attached, as by a chemical bond: unbound electrons.

Origin of unbound

before 900; (adj.) Middle English unbounde, unbunden,Old English unbunden;see un-1, bound1

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British Dictionary definitions for unbound


/ (ʌnˈbaʊnd) /

  1. the past tense and past participle of unbind

  1. (of a book) not bound within a cover

  2. not restrained or tied down by bonds

  1. (of a morpheme) able to form a word by itself; free

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